In Japanese cuisine, tasting menus are called omakase which traditionally, the chef designs the menu for you, based on the very best ingredients available. Kaz Sushi Bistro, one of DC’s most popular and well-regarded sushi destinations due to veteran chef, Kazuhiro “Kaz” Okochi’s reputation for composing beautifully crafted fresh seafood offers several omakase menus.
On May 5, 2012 from 2-5:00 p.m., the emerging neighborhood of Mount Vernon Triangle will come together to welcome locals and visitors alike for the Third Annual Taste of Mount Vernon Triangle. Bill McLeod, Executive Director of the Mount Vernon Triangle CID, created the event as a way to “kick off the outdoor cafe season.”
Did you know that YellowPages.com has restaurant menus on their website? If you don’t have time to submit an “Ask Lisa”, you don’t have my cell phone number and you’re in need of a place in a specific neighborhood, or a place to satisfy a type of craving like sushi, then it’s pretty handy. [...]
Join author Casson Trenor and sushi lovers at the National Geographic on Wednesday, March 30th Sustainable Sushi tasting. Guests will enjoy a delicious tasting of sustainably-caught or farmed sushi, and wine and sake, too. He’ll sign his book Sustainable Sushi, a guide to enjoying this delicacy while protecting the planet. Trenor will be [...]
Many in the nation’s capital are horrified by the recent catastrophic events in Japan. With many ties to Japan, DC area restaurants are doing what they can to help. Devastated by the Earthquake & Tsunami Disaster in Japan, Kushi Izakaya & Sushi (465 K Street, NW) activates a fundraiser inviting DC [...]
The Holiday season is a special time for gathering with family and friends, and this year a number of Washington area restaurants are unveiling their holiday dining options, from the traditional Christmas goose to a Feast of Seven Fishes.
As lore goes, the Feast of the Seven Fishes – commonly referred to as La Vigilia [...]
Internationally famed Chef Susur Lee introduced DC diners to his inventive global Asian cuisine with ZENTAN, located in the Donovan House – a Thompson Hotel (1155 14th Street, NW) almost a year ago, in June 2009. Within one year, Washingtonians have become dazzled by Chef Lee’s Asian fusion menu featuring favorites from Shang in [...]
Tonight, Wednesday, March 3, 2010 my sushi-enthusiast husband and I are very excited to attend a special dinner at ZENTAN. They will host an exploration of sushi with leading authority and author Trevor Corson, the only Sushi Concierge in the United States. Led by Trevor, the five-course sushi dinner, will feature an array of ZENTAN’s [...]
“Naked Sushi”, or Nyataimori, the art of sushi on a woman’s body that has become popular in Japan has come to DC! I believe that I saw it for the first time watching Samantha seduce Smith on Sex and the City with her body sushi. Well now you can see it live and in person! [...]